https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-k3nxw-13bb31c An unrecognised national treasure is our local papers. They tell really local news which you will not hear anywhere else. In most editions, you will find something to raise an eyebrow or to make you scratch your head at the parochialisms therein. Podcast can be found here
Author Archives: Lance Goodman
Have I got News for You
‘Tractor on Fire at Relubbus’. A Russian fighter jet engaged a US drone over the Black Sea risking an escalation of the war. Australia, the UK and the US agreed to base nuclear submarines in the South Pacific, threatening an escalation of China’s continued, perceived and historical, humiliation at the hands of Western powers. BorisContinue reading “Have I got News for You”
https://www.podbean.com/ep/pb-37vmk-13b671b When is a dividend not a dividend? Perhaps when it is smashing your nose into a bloody pulp with a cast iron frying pan in an orgy of rhinoplastic destruction and then convincing yourself that you are more handsome because the prominent pustule sitting on your nostril, threatening to burst into a volcanic eruptionContinue reading “Dividend?”
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3y7xh-13b08c8 We live in a digital age. We all know that. What we also often ignore is that it was designed by folks in a faraway land in California who have no idea that Redruth exists. Therefore, they make assumptions in developing the apps we use. Pity.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2iead-13af2b8 We human beings have an ambivalent relationship with animals. We love them in so many ways. Dogs are special, but so are cats. In Saudi Arabia cats also have a spiritual meaning to them.
“Payment declined, please contact your card issuer”. There are quite a few messages that bring you information you did not want to know, while also increasing your frustration point to ‘nose bleed, migraine inducing, kick a cat (any cat)’ level. This payment declined message is just one of the many. It’s right up there withContinue reading “Apps”
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-fpthx-139f48f I was sitting in the snug of a 16th-century pub, pint and pasty, listening to old men putting the world right. Perfect for lunchtime.
“Ole George Moonbeam…innit” “Wassat?” “Moonbeam is trying to ban farming…” This is the sort of delicious aural titbit one cannot but overhear in the snug of a proper pub. I’m currently doing my impression of a vapid wastrel who has nothing better to do than drink pints of Spingo next to a log fire inContinue reading “Ole Moonbeam”
We all have to get around the place. In our early years that means using our legs as the primary means of transport before being promoted to a bicycle. When that happens, we are introduced to a largely pain free, and exciting, medium of getting from A to B via all points wherever. The bicycle.Continue reading “Allegro”
12 Rules for Life
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3s3k9-1222368 A short while ago a Canadian clinical psychologist decided that the world needed a bit of a slap and a wake up call. His name is Jordan Peterson and he has gone on to make a good deal of money putting liberals and feminists ‘in their place’ for daring to transgress the laws ofContinue reading “12 Rules for Life”